Department Faculties

Horticulture Department:

Horticulture Section started functioning as a division in College of Agriculture, Dhule since 1960. The section imparts adequate training to students in the methods of production technology of fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops, nursery management of horticultural crops and fruit and vegetable preservation. For this purpose a teaching garden of 33.48 ha is attached to this section.

Semester wise breakup of Horticultural courses (new) offered in B. Sc. (Agri.) as per Vth Deans Committee Report

Sr. No.

Sem.

Course No.

Credits

Course Title

1

I

HORT-111

2 (1+1)

Fundamentals of Horticulture

2

III

HORT-232

2 (1+1)

Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices

3

IV

HORT-243

2 (1+1)

Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops

4

V

HORT-354

2 (1+1)

Production Technology for ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping 

5

V

ELE HORT-355

3 (2+1)

Protected cultivation of horticultural crops

6

VI

HORT-366

2 (1+1)

Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables

7

VI

ELE HORT-367

3 (2+1)

Landscaping

8

VI

ELE HORT 368

3 (2+1)

Hi-tech Horticulture

9

VIII

ELM HORT 489

10 (0+10)

Commercial Horticulture

10

VIII

ELM HORT 4810

10 (0+10)

Floriculture and Landscape Gardening

11

VIII

ELM HORT 4811

10 (0+10)

Nursery Management of Horticultural Crops

12

VIII

ELM HORT 4812

10 (0+10)

Commercial Vegetable Production

13

VIII

ELM HORT 4813

10 (0+10)

Protected Cultivation of Flowers and Vegetables

14

VIII

ELM HORT 4814

10 (0+10)

Post-harvest Management and Value Additions of Horticultural Crops


Revolving Fund for Nursery and Farm of Horticulture section:

During financial year 2008-2009 for strengthening nursery activities and carrying out of various farm operations of farm of horticulture section Refundable Revolving Fund of Rs. 5.00 lakh is received from M.P.K.V., Rahuri.

Revolving fund is being operated at this department since 1-04-2008 with Rs.5,00,000/- received vide Cheque no.107806 dated 31/3/2008. This fund was sanctioned vide No.ACD/HORTA/Released Rev. fund/6637 of 2008, date 31/03/2008 and No.EDN/DNS/T-II/799/ of 2008, dated 14/03/2008.